City council okays 148 resolutions; 49 ordinances in five months

BAGUIO CITY – The city council passed a total of 148 resolutions, 49 ordinances and conducted 14 public consultations since November 19 last year according to councilor Leandro Yangot Jr. during Monday’s flag-raising rites at City Hall before local officials led by Congressman Mark Go, employees and guests. He said the approved ordinances include a measure limiting the speed of […]

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CHR commends candidates’ forums

BAGUIO CITY – Without naming who they were, Commission on Human Rights (CHR) regional director Romel Daguimol praised the different organizations that conducted several candidates’ forums which gave voters the chance to know the advocacies, programs and platforms of governance of those running for elective positions in the Summer Capital. With the national and local midterm elections fast approaching, he […]

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TAPI-DOST brings Invent School Program to Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga – – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology(TAPI-DOST) is bringing its Invent School Program(ISP) to the provinces, closer to students for wider participation. Personnel from TAPI-DOST and the Philippine Science High School took turns giving lectures and workshops during the 2-day ISP seminar-workshop held at the Kalinga State University […]

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‘Apar Ad Aguinaldo’ showcases culture, adventure

AGUINALDO, Ifugao, April (PIA) – – People in this town showcased their cultural and traditional practices through ethnic games, songs and dances and their municipality as home of bounty and adventure with their festival known as “Apar Ad Aguinaldo.” The 5-day festival from March 28 to April 1 with the theme “Exhibiting Cultural Bounty and Adventures for Progress,” coincided with […]

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1st Montanyosa Enduro Challenge held

Bontoc, Mtn. Prov.–. Seventy one motor riders survived the rigorous route of the prestigious endure challenge that was carried out at the Chico river bank of this booming capital town of Mountain Province. The motor riding enthusiasts came all the way from Buguias, Mankayan, La Trinidad and Itogon, all in Benguet province, Baguio City, and Dupax, Nueva Ecija. Some riders […]

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MP town condemns NPA

TADIAN, Mtn. Prov.– Some 500 local folks from all over this town staged a condemnation rally to show their resentment against the Communist Party of the Philippines-New Peoples Army on April 9, 2019 at the Poblacion here. They dubbed the event as a “Unity for a Peaceful Community” by condemning insurgency. The participants paraded along the streets of the Poblacion […]

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DepEd stone walling on textbook review?

In a possible violation of the Freedom of Information order of   President Rodrigo Duterte, the Department of Education (DepEd) has refused to release copies of the outputs of the regional offices in the ongoing review of  K-12 textbooks and learning materials to the Manila Times. In a letter dated March 13, 2019,  Bureau of Learning Resources (BLR) officer-in-charge Edel Carag […]

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